Yesterday was twentyfour hours of celebration and national pride day. Even non fans were polite and respectful, amazed at the national outpour of goodwill and cooperation. We all need him to succeed. We all pray that this feeling lasts for a while, long enough for us to learn to work together and solve problems together.
Are we over our Obamania? No! We are celebrity worshippers. Especially celebrities that remind us of where we all came from, the struggle we all faced to achieve a modicum of success. Celebrities for us represent possibilities and hope.
We'll discuss his speech at lenght today. We'll find hard copies and keep them for our grandchildren. We'll memorize a few lines that resonate with us. We'll reassure each other that we made the right choice with every choice that he makes from now on.
Watching Michelle, the girls and the rest of the relatives, reminded us that every man comes from a family, that the family will be there in the most intimate moments when he can blow steam and admit to doubt and despair at trying moments.
President Obama is already at work this morning. We all should do the same.